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John William Bricker, American lawyer, former governor. 1st. lieutenant United States Army, World War I. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, American Legion, Masons (33 degree Supreme Council), Shriners, Rotary, Faculty (Ohio State University), Torch Club, Athletic Club, Kit-Kat Club, University Club, Order of Coif, Delta Chi, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

Bricker, John William was born on September 6, 1893 in Madison County, Ohio, United States. Son of Lemuel Spencer and Laura (King) Bricker.

Education

AB, Ohio State University, 1916. Bachelor of Laws, Ohio State University, 1920. Doctor of Laws, Ohio State University, 1939.

Career

Solicitor, Grandview Heights, Ohio., 1920-1928;assistant attorney general, Ohio., 1923-1927;member, Public Utilities Commission, 1929-1932;attorney general, Ohio., 1933-1937;member firm, Bricker & Eckler, Ohio., 1939-1945;director Buckeye Federal Savings & Loan Association, Ohio., 1939-1945;governor, Columbus, Ohio., 1939-1945;Republican candidate for vice president United States, 1944;member from Ohio, United States Senate, Washington, 1946-1958. Past trustee Ohio State University, Dennison U., Defiance College.

Membership

1st. lieutenant United States Army, World War I. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, American Legion, Masons (33 degree Supreme Council), Shriners, Rotary, Faculty (Ohio State University), Torch Club, Athletic Club, Kit-Kat Club, University Club, Order of Coif, Delta Chi, Delta Sigma Rho.

Connections

Married Harriet Day, September 4, 1920 (deceased June 1, 1985). 1 son, John Day.

father:
Lemuel Spencer Bricker

mother:
Laura (King) Bricker

spouse:
Harriet Day